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Local Obits for Tue. Apr 27th, 2021


Mildred Tripp, 95, Winder
Mildred Tripp, age 95, of Winder, GA passed away April 27, 2021.  She was preceded in death by her husband Leland Tripp.  She is survived by her daughters, Katherine (Bob ...


Barbara Ann Holcomb Holman, 84, Tellico Plains, TN formerly of Buford
Barbara Ann Holcomb Holman, 84, of Tellico Plains, TN, and formerly of Buford, GA, passed away on April 27, 2021. She was preceded in death by her parents, Rev. Thomas Eugene Holco ...


Jimmie Allison, 77, Cornelia
Jimmie Allison, age 77, of Cornelia, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 27, 2021. Mr. Allison was born on September 16, 1943 in Hall County, Georgia to the ...
Julius Jackson "Ted" Lovell, 82, Clarkesville
Julius Jackson “Ted” Lovell, age 82 of Clarkesville, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 27, 2021. Born in the Batesville Community, Clarkesvil ...


Suzanne Gladys Turner, 55, Gainesville
Ms. Suzanne Gladys Turner, age 55, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, April 27, 2021.     Suzanne was born July 23, 1965 in Portsmouth, Virginia. She w ...
Thelma Louise Skelton, 92, Gainesville, formerly Cleveland
Thelma Louise Skelton was born in the mountains of Northeast Georgia on April 20, 1929.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Claude and Dora Skelton as well as 5 brother ...
Vera Lee Taylor, 84, Flowery Branch
Vera Lee Taylor, 84 of Flowery Branch passed away Tuesday April 27, 2021 at her residence. Born in Forsyth County, Mrs. Taylor had lived in Hall County for a number of years.&nb ...


Arlene Rush Bolton, 77, Commerce
Mrs. Arlene Rush Bolton, age 77, of Commerce, GA died Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at her residence.  Mrs. Bolton was born in Flovilla, GA to the late Alvin Eugene and Nellie Ruth ...
Virginia Maltese, 89, Hoschton
Virginia Maltese, age 89, of Hoschton, GA passed away Tuesday, April 27, 2021. She was preceded in death by her granddaughter, Larissa Maltese. She is survived by her husband of si ...


Richard Barrett, 85, Hull
Mr. Richard Barrett, age 85, of Hull passed away on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at his residence.  Mr. Barrett was born in Lula to the late, Frank and Beulah Savage Barrett.  ...


Nels Lance Herriott, 51, Clayton
  Nels Lance Herriott, age 51 of Clayton, passed away on Tuesday, April 27, 2021.  Born in Valparaiso, Indiana on October 28, 1969 he was a son of Ralph Herriott an ...


Carolyn Ann Snyder Hayes, age 82 of Toccoa, GA passed away Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at her home. The only daughter of the late Carroll Otto and Mildred Miller Snyder, Carolyn was ...


Charles Monroe Bingham, 50, Blairsville
Charles Monroe Bingham, age 50, of Blairsville, GA passed away Sunday, April 25, 2021. He was preceded in death by his father, Monroe Bingham.  He is survived by his son, Chri ...
Champion driver Bobby East fatally stabbed at gas station
Bobby East, a three-time USAC national champion driver, has died after being stabbed this week at a Southern California gas station. He was 37.
Speedway Motorsports founder Bruton Smith dies at 95
O. Bruton Smith, who emerged from North Carolina farm country and parlayed his love of motorsports into a Hall of Fame career as one of the biggest track owners...
Gainesville businessman James Simpson dies at 77, truck parade to be held in his honor
Gainesville businessman James Simpson, the force behind Simpson Trucking & Grading, Inc. in Gainesville, will be remembered in a funeral service Friday, Dec. 17 at Hopewell Baptist Church.
Georgia Racing Hall of Famer Bud Lunsford passes away
Legendary Georgia racer and hall of famer Bud Lunsford of Gainesville passed away on Monday at the age of 86. Lunsford, a member of both the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame...
Frank Williams, founder of Formula One team, dies at 79
Sir Frank Williams, the founder and former team principal of Williams Racing, has died. He was 79. Williams took his motor racing team from an empty carpet warehouse to the summit of Formula One, overseeing 114 victories, a combined 16 drivers’ and constructors’ world championships, while becoming the longest-serving team boss in the sport’s history.
Prince, poultry pioneer, dies at 93
Jack Prince of Gainesville, the man who invented the chicken deboning machine, has died at the age of 93.
Former NASCAR driver Townley killed in shooting in Athens
A former NASCAR driver was killed Saturday in a shooting in Georgia that also wounded a woman, investigators said. John Wes Townley, 31, died in the shooting in a neighborhood...
Former Hall County School Superintendent Doug Winters dies at 82
Dr. Douglas Harry Winters, a former superintendent for the Hall County School District, died Wednesday, Aug. 11 at the age of 82.